She avoided the Tommy Gun-wielding mobsters but she did get to play Ryan Gosling's on-screen lover (again)...
In this exclusive Stylist video, Emma Stone discusses her new movie Gangster Squad, set in the cut-throat Mafia world of Los Angeles in 1949 and co-starring Sean Penn and Josh Brolin.
Emma plays Grace in the film, a gangster's girlfriend who becomes involved with an LAPD officer (Ryan Gosling) investigating the gang. Emma and Ryan were previously paired together on Crazy, Stupid, Love. See what she has to say, below.
Gangster Squad is in cinemas on January 10. Join the Squad on Facebook.com